Southwest Regional EAA Fly-In Readies For Growth In 2006 | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

** Airborne 07.21.14--CLICK HERE! ** HD iPad-Friendly Version--Airborne 07.21.14 **
** Airborne 07.18.14--CLICK HERE! ** HD iPad-Friendly Version--Airborne 07.18.14 **
** Airborne 07.16.14--CLICK HERE! ** HD iPad-Friendly Version--Airborne 07.16.14 **

Thu, Sep 01, 2005

Southwest Regional EAA Fly-In Readies For Growth In 2006

Streamlines Board Structure

The Southwest Regional EAA Fly-In, also known as the EAA Texas Fly-In, is planning for additional growth when the aviation event returns to Hondo, on May 12th - 14th, 2006.

The fly-in's organizational structure has also been streamlined to improve the administrative efficiency of the event. The organized unit will now have a chairman of the board as well as a president, and two executive vice presidents. Current president Stan Shannon currently also serves as chairman, but the two positions are hoped to be separated in the near future. In addition, Harry Cook of Kerrville, Texas, is now executive vice president in charge of all air operations, while Norris Warner of Pipe Creek, Texas, is executive vice president of all ground operations.

"We have successfully relocated to an airport at Hondo that is nearly ideal for a major regional fly-in," Shannon said. "Now we have adjusted our organization's officers and staff to promote growth."

Six other vice presidents, as well as a secretary and treasurer of the board, were elected executive officers of the Fly-In. Ten other directors of the SWRFI board are not officers but carry out important functions at the annual Fly-In, which was started in 1963 at Georgetown, Texas, by the late Tony Bingelis, an EAA Hall of Fame member.

The schedule for the 2006 event will be announced as it is finalized.

FMI: www.swrfi.org

Advertisement

More News

Airborne 07.21.14: Koontz' Barber Award, ESA Spaceplane, Model Flyers Fight FAA

Also: Boeing's 787-9 Demo, Hartzell's TBM Wonder-Prop, More Santa Monica Maneuvering, Garmin Global Pilot, Even more TSA Stupidity Greg Koontz has been named the recipient of this >[...]

Airborne 07.18.14: MH17 Shootdown Tragedy, ForeFlight Update, Honoring Apollo 11

Also: UK To OSH--By Microlight, On The Eve of Oshkosh 2014, FAA OKs SpaceX TX Launch Site, Extra-Capacity Q400 NextGen Details of the shoot down of MH17 are changing rapidly and ve>[...]

FAA Grants Re-Issues Hawker Beechcraft STC To Flyht

Covers AFIRS for 700/800/900 Models The FAA has granted a re-issued a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the Hawker Beechcraft 700/800/900 model aircraft to Flyht Aerospace So>[...]

OSH2013, Day One, Revisited: ICON, Pelton, Cessna, SubSonex, BendixKing

Also: Jam-Packed Opening Day Promises That "This Isn't Over" in EAA v FAA Fight ICON Aircraft has been granted a waiver by the FAA to allow a maximum gross takeoff weight to sixtee>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (07.22.14)

Diamond Aviators Association The Diamond Aviators Association (the DAA) is a membership organization established to educate, promote the safety of, and support the owners and pilot>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2014 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC